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Smashing Magazine | Web Design & Development

  So, what do we have this week? Well, it’s quite a lot actually. For example, there’s now a deal that might make Opera’s browser a Chinese business, leaving all privacy and security e

  Systems for managing content are more often than not rather opinionated. For example, most of them expect a certain rigid content structure for inputting data and then have a specific engr

  Did you know that by the time a teen in the US reaches 16 years of age, they are spending less than seven hours a week in nature, and these trends are worldwide. Parents are as concerned a

  This year, there will be 42 different sports and over 300 events taking place at the Olympics. Perhaps you have a project related to these upcoming games, or maybe you’ll be working on a

  ECMAScript 6 (or ECMAScript 2015) is the newest version of the ECMAScript standard and has remarkably improved parameter handling in JavaScript. We can now use rest parameters, default val

456 Berea St. | Web Standards

I like to keep my CSS tidy and consistently formatted. One of the tools I use to help with that is stylelint. If anyone’s curious, this post explains how I configure it. Read full postPosted in CSS.

Whenever I mention that I don’t use CSS preprocessors I tend to get strange looks from people who cannot imagine writing CSS without Sass. And so I have to defend my choice and explain why, over and

Most web developers currently use vendor prefixes in CSS to enable certain features in some browsers. That’s fine, but sometimes I see code examples and prefix-adding tools that go a bit overboard w

In a couple of recent projects I’ve faced designs where the main navigation bar gave me more trouble than usual. These are the prerequisites that make the problem tricky to solve: The navbar is f

Over six years ago I wrote a short post about preventing HTML tables from becoming too wide. The solutions I offered in that post involve using table-layout:fixed to lock down the width of tables. Whi

W3C | Web Standards

The Permissions & Obligations Expression (POE) Working Group has published the First Public Working Drafts for the ODRL Information Model and the ODRL Vocabulary & Expression. These FPWDs prov

The Web Performance Working Group invites implementation of the Candidate Recommendation of Resource Timing Level 1. This specification defines an interface for web applications to access the complete

The XML Core Working Group has published a Group Note of XML Inclusions (XInclude) Version 1.1. This document specifies a processing model and syntax for general purpose inclusion. Inclusion is accomp

The XML Processing Model Working Group has published two Group Notes: XProc 2.0: Standard Step Library: This specification describes the standard step vocabulary of XProc 2.0: An XML Pipeline Language

The Pointer Events Working Group has published a Working Draft of Pointer Events – Level 2. The features in this specification extend or modify those found in PointerEvents, a W3C Recomendation

CMS Wire | Content Management

Design thinking usually gets relegated to the halls of creative types, a problem solving activity best served with a side of post it notes.  But in a competitive landscape where companies strugg

For those of you who have treated your mobile marketing strategy as an afterthought, it's time to rethink your strategy.  Mobile now lies at the center of the consumer universe. Continue readi

Hybrid enterprise file sync and share (EFSS) vendor Syncplicity and infrastructure management specialist vendor Atos announced a partnership this week which aims to deliver digital transformation, acr

Technology keeps evolving to better serve today's digital workforces and the processes they use day-to-day. And that has leveled the playing field for small businesses, who now h

Many people view "the cloud" as synonymous with speed, innovation and scalability and industries across verticals are adopting cloud solutions. Continue reading...

Search Engine Watch | SEO

If the internet killed the phone call, the smartphone has revived it.

People like fast websites and so does Google.

The EU referendum has delivered a nice traffic boost for the UK's newspaper websites, according to ABC figures released this week.

Not only are more smartphone users purchasing with their mobile devices, but more people are choosing to make those purchases via mobile web rather than via mobile apps.

There are some sites creating useful or interesting content, that are being let down by a lack of attention to SEO.

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